7th April 2018

01225 420683 N/A
Richard Selby £2 10.30am - 4:30pm
Public car park - nearest is Charlotte Street
Bath Spa 10/15 minutes walk
Town services and Park and Ride available
M4, J18 (12 miles)
Meals, sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee

Venue: The Assembly Rooms, corner of Alfred & Bennett St. BA1 2QH, tel: 01225 477173


Gerald Baker

28 Beaconsfield Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2TS

T 0117 9744319

Contact: Gerald Baker

Specialisms: Railways, motoring, aviation, maritime, industrial history, canals & inland waterways, topography, interesting ephemera, official publicity of the British railway companies. Occasional catalogues on specialisms and in advance of book fairs.

George Bayntun

Manvers Street, Bath, N.E. Somerset, BA1 1JW

T 01225 466000
  F 01225 482122

Contact: Edward Bayntun-Coward

Specialisms: Fine bindings old and new, first editions of English literature.

Black Cat Bookshop

PO Box 8662, Wigston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE18 9BB

M 07850 795207, 07718 536357

Contact: Philip & Karen Woolley

Specialisms: Children's and Illustrated books; Crime and Detective fiction inc. Sherlock Holmes & James Bond; British comics & Annuals; Periodicals; Observer series; fantasy, science fiction, horror; Penguins and literature; Ephemera; Leicestershire & Rutland interest.

Bond Books

10 Church Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DB

T 01258 471249

Contact: Karen Jakobsen

Specialisms: Art reference, particularly twentieth century art and design, and English literature.


12 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL25 1QB

T 01242 361594

Contact: Mark Skipper

Specialisms: First editions, illustrated books, private press, original artwork, rare and unusual literature.

Geoff Cox Books

Lower West Wing, Tristford House, Harberton, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 7RZ

T 01803 866181
  M 07731 563347

Contact: Geoff Cox

Specialisms: Railways, canals, industrial archaeology, motoring, aviation and folk music.

F N Crack (Books)

Riverdell, Blatchbridge, Frome, Somerset, BA11 5EJ

T 01373 465590

Contact: Noel Crack

Specialisms: Strong on ornithology and British wildlife but with an increasing specialism in the life and works of the poet John Clare, of which I have a large stock. Also related to this, books on the effects of changes in agriculture during the last few hundred years on the common man. Valuation range £2 - £1200.

Helen Deighton

c/o Stour Bookshop, Bridge Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1AP

T 01258 473561

Contact: Helen Deighton

Specialisms: Women's writing and illustration.

Deverell Books

86a Memorial Road, Hanham, Bristol, BS15 3LA

T 0117 9616234

Contact: Paul Deverell Hughes & Julie Hughes

Specialisms: Illustrated books, mostly children's, especially fairy books and gift books from the early 20th century. Also popular children's authors - BB, Blyton, Dahl etc.

Peter Foster Books

The Folly, Cuckoo Lane, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2NB

Contact: Peter Foster & Thais Brand

Specialisms: General antiquarian, fine bindings, first editions, art, children's illustrated.

Goodsir & Young

Meadow View, 235 London Road, Batheaston, Bath, N E Somerset, BA1 7RL

T 07788 710968

Contact: William Goodsir & Rosie Young

Specialisms: Children's books, illustrated books, fairy tales, fine bindings, literature.

Gresham Books

The Old Rectory, Donyatt, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0RU

T 01460 55233

Contact: J & A Hine

Specialisms: Architecture, Antiquarian cookery books, Engineering. General antiquarian. Fine Bindings, Ephemera.

Holybourne Rare Books

7 Market Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1HA

Contact: Stephen Dick

Specialisms: General antiquarian, rare, modern first editions, children's books.

Invicta Bookshop

24 The Dell, Caerwnon Park, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3SP

T 01982 551389
  M 07798531777

Contact: Tim & Simon Hall

Specialisms: General stock but specialisms in cookery, military, aviation, naval and art.

Sarah Key Books

The Haunted Bookshop, 9 St Edwards Passage, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3PJ

T 01223 312913
  M 07720146679, 07720146680

Contact: Sarah Key & Phil Salin

Specialisms: We specialise in Children's and illustrated books, mainly 19th and 20th century. The shop also stocks Cambridge and East Anglian interest, fine bindings, general fiction, poetry and quirky titles, and anything we deem interesting! Valuations undertaken, showing at PBFA book fairs across the U.K.

Lymelight Books & Prints

20 Cherry Tree Road, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5GQ

T 01297 34568
  M 07812 920541

Contact: Nigel Cozens

Specialisms: Art, illustrated, literature including poetry, topography especially West Country, natural history, geology, palaeontology, John Fowles, antiquarian, maps & prints.

Red Books

10 Hanley Orchard, Hanley Swan, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 0DS

T 01684 310931
  M 07801 952905

Contact: Clive & Frances Houghton

Specialisms: Fishing and country sports; motorsport. Good quality general stock.

Stephen Rench

Unit 8, Blackwell Business Park, Blackwell, Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4PE

T 01608 682224
  M 07773397839

Contact: Stephen Rench

Specialisms: General antiquarian. Warwickshire and south Midlands topography. Bibliograpby, private press and manuscripts.

Rooke Books

The Dispensary, 8 Cleveland Place East, Bath, N.E. Somerset, BA1 5DJ

T 01225 448831

Contact: Mark Thompson

Specialisms: Pre-1800 antiquarian, but keep a large collection of general antiquarian, as well as modern firsts in stock.

Richard Selby

6 Beaufort Place, Bath, N.E. Somerset, BA1 6RP

T 01225 420683

Contact: Richard Selby

Specialisms: Literature, children's, art, cricket, archaeology and classics.

Anthony Spranger

67 London Road, Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 2AJ

T 01672 516338

Contact: Anthony Spranger

Specialisms: Literary Biography. General non-fiction.

Jon Stevenson

Bramleys, 14 Clydesdale Road, Box, Wiltshire, SN13 8EN

T 01225 742296

Contact: Jon Stevenson

Specialisms: Children's books, especially annuals and picture books. Also related juvenilia, including games, jigsaws and character toys.

Stour Bookshop

Bridge Street, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1AP

T 01258 473561

Contact: Tony Butler

Specialisms: Illustrated, Dorset, motoring, aviation and related technical subjects.

Surprise Books

14 Padin Close, Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 8FB

T 01453 887403
  F 01453 887403
  M 07731 993306

Contact: John Norman

Specialisms: Modern first editions particularly naval, historical and crime fiction.

Tittle Books

Liniskyle, Claycastle, Haselbury Plucknett, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 7PE

T 01460 74885
  M 07770 917033

Contact: Hugo Boylan

Specialisms: Wide ranging stock including but not limited to art & artists, ordinary lives, fine bindings, first editions, illustrated, Ireland, military, modern fiction, maps & atlases, natural history, poetry, topography, railways, travel & exploration.

Undercover Books

32 Lincoln Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 3LA

T 01603 465523
  M 07745 924388

Contact: Nigel Parke

Specialisms: Twentieth Century American and European culture as represented in little reviews, literature in translation, 'pulp' imprints, counter-cultural ephemera, and first edition fiction including crime, horror and science fiction. Classic children's fiction also held.

B J Walsh Old Books & Irish Books

Stonechat Cottage, New Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire, GL6 6UN

T 01452 810866

Contact: Brian Walsh

Specialisms: Books of Irish interest.

Yatton Books & Prints

Yatton Bookshop, 69a High Street, Yatton, Somerset, BS49 4EQ

T 01934 838870, 01934 838820
  F 01934 838870

Contact: Antony Wakeford & Lorraine Bedford

Specialisms: Aviation, military and naval, Somerset and Bristol, medical history, travel and exploration, and illustrated, including children's.

Graham York Rare Books

225 High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1LB

T 01404 41727

Contact: Graham York

Specialisms: Large stock of books relating to fine and applied art, architecture, travel, natural history, literature, history, topography, theatre, and possibly the largest collection of Spain and Gypsies in the UK.